Kenya launches accelerated programme to create employment for 1m youth

Kenya on Monday launched an accelerated programme that seeks to create at least one million employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for youth in Kenya. The entrepreneurship programme is to run per year for the next five years within the private sector.…

Badagry LG boss urges youths to embrace vocational skills

The Chairman, Badagry Local Government, Mr Olusegun Onilude, has urged youths to embrace vocational skills in pursuit of their educational career. Onilude gave the advice during the 18th Graduation and Matriculation Ceremony of BLG United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Skill…

At HID Awolowo Memorial Service, Cleric bemoans neglect of youths’ future, salient issues

Vicar, HID Awolowo Anglican Church, Sagamu, Ogun State, Reverend Morakinyo Oyedeji, has bemoaned the continued neglect of the future of the youths and salient issues affecting the nation. Rather, he said the present focus of the nation’s leaders is scheming…

Youths kill 2 widows accused of witchcraft in Cross River

Youths tortured two widows, Mrs Martina Osom and Mrs Rose Akom, to death after accusing them of witchcraft, in Cross River State. The incident occurred on the morning of Saturday, August 27, in Ebbaken community in Boje, Boki Local Government Area…

Osun APC youth stage protest

Sequel to the defeat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 16th Governorship election in Osun State, the youths in the party staged a protest in Osogbo calling for the dissolution of the party executive from the…

Court discharges 5 youths of armed robbery charge for lack of diligent prosecution

An FCT high court, Nyanya on Thursday struck out a case of alleged armed robbery preferred against five youths for lack of diligent prosecution. The defendants are Rilwanu Zakiru, 21, Adamu Zakiru, 19, Abubakar Sanni, 19, Abdulbasit Nuhu, 21 and…

Which youths want to change, Nigeria? I can’t see them! – Lucia Edafioka

You know how you wake up in the morning and something about this country will just kill whatever flicker of hope you have left? I have made peace with the fact that my generation will not change Nigeria. We are…

‘Leave the Igbo, face the electorate,’ Agbaje tells Sanwo-Olu

Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the governorship election to leave the Igbo and face the electorate. The candidate who spoke recently…

#WhatStateWillYouRepresent? The Future Awards Africa 2018 (TFAA) invites generate excitement

The 13th edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), the continent’s biggest youth event continues to generate online and offline excitement and anticipation with its event invite and style guide showcasing the best of Nigeria’s people, culture, resources, and diversity.…

This is no joke: Some Nigerian youths are lazy, says Ali Baba (Punch)

November 30, 2018 Popular comedian, Alleluya Akporobome, a.k.a, Ali Baba, has urged Nigerian youths to acquire skills that will enable them to be financially independent. The comedian, who spoke with our correspondent on the sideline of a graduation ceremony held…

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